A man has died after being hit by a car in West Ryde earlier this morning.
Emergency services were called to Herbert Street at about 7.20am (Wednesday 9 August 2017) following reports an 84-year-old man had been struck by a car while crossing the road.
The man was taken to Westmead Hospital with head injuries where he later passed away.
The driver of the car, a 43-year-old woman, was taken to Ryde Hospital for mandatory blood and urine tests.
Forensic police examined the scene and are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.
Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.